Whitehorse City Council

Home Composting Incentive Program

Council’s Home Composting Incentive Program offers a $30 rebate to residents to make it easier and cheaper to convert their kitchen organics and garden prunings into compost. Residents can apply for the rebate when they buy $100 or more of eligible home composting products from local suppliers within 12 months prior to the claim date. 

Rebate Scheme

Residents can get a $30 rebate when they spend $100 or more on the following retail products:

  • Compost or mulch bin
  • Worm farm
  • Bokashi bucket or starter kit
  • Compost worms (booster boxes)
  • Bokashi mix.

How to Claim for a Rebate

  • If you would like to apply for a rebate, download the Home Composting Rebate Claim Form from the Sustainability Forms page. Receipts (or copies of receipts) will need to be attached to the form. 
  • Claims can only be made for purchases made within the previous 12 months.   

Program Terms and Conditions

  • One rebate per household (once you have received a rebate, you are not eligible for a rebate in future years).
  • Rebate to be claimed within 12 months of purchase.
  • Copies of receipts will be accepted.
  • Full terms and conditions are highlighted on the application form in terms of liability and privacy and a specific product disclaimer as per state governments terms and conditions.
  • Residents must complete the rebate application form, mail to the Council and attach relevant receipts to the value of or beyond $100 within the stated time period.
  • Purchases must have been made within the previous 12 months.